Michael Schumacher’s shock retirement while leading in Monaco had closed up the 2000 championship.
From there the teams headed across the Atlantic to Montreal and the Canadian Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles […]
Richard Noble is a legend of the automotive world having claimed the land speed record as both a driver and programme director.
Does that qualify his book, Take Risk!, for review on a website which focuses on […]
Two weeks on from Michael Schumacher’s home win at the Nurburgring, the field headed to the Cote D’Azure for the Monaco Grand Prix.
Then as now, this was viewed by some as the blue riband event of the season, w […]
For the best part of thirty years Richard Williams has carved out a niche at the more literary end of the motorsport prose world – The Death of Ayrton Senna, Racers and The Last Road Race all serving to enhance b […]
Unlike the most recent European Grand Prix, 20 years ago the race was actually held in continental Europe. The 2000 edition was held, for the fifth time, at the Nurburgring, previously also the home of the German […]
The Circuit de Catalunya has a reputation for producing less than thrilling races.
But it’s not always deserved, as our latest selection for It’s Not Race Week proves.
I’ve been lucky enough to commentate o […]
The outpouring of respect and fond reminiscences that accompanied Niki Lauda’s death 12 months ago showed he belonged in that very select club of F1 drivers who transcended their sport and, like Stirling Moss and […]
Although 2020 has disappointed us in so many ways, it is proving to be a bit of a bumper year for books on pre-war motorsport. One less-heralded new title is Neal Bascomb’s “Faster”.
Or, to use its full t […]
Four races into the 2000 season, the F1 title fight was beginning to come together nicely.
Michael Schumacher had racked up the wins in his Ferrari but the McLaren duo of Mika Hakkinen and David Coulthard […]
Silverstone veterans will tell you that the circuit comes with two weather settings. It’s either wet, cold and windy, or a suntrap from which racegoers emerge with a distinct beetroot hue. I once managed to return […]
The scoreline after the first two races of 2000 read Schumacher 20, Hakkinen nil. The championship then returned to Europe for the meat of the season, with McLaren anxious to score their first point.
Of the […]
McLaren were stung badly at 2000’s season-opening race in Melbourne, Michael Schumacher leading a Ferrari one-two as the silver cars suffered a double disappointment.
In the interval between that and the […]
As Formula 1 began its first championship of the new millennium (or, to be pedantically correct, the last one of the previous millennium), most anticipated the season would see a continuation of the rivalry which […]
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Throughout most of my twenties Richard Porter’s Sniff Petrol website was a perennial favourite blending silliness (I still giggle at the Renault F1 team logo being replaced with a picture of the soundalike F […]
Will Buxton’s profile has soared since becoming the face of much of Formula 1 Management’s video output. But with “My Greatest Defeat” he has turned his talents to literature, and demonstrated his knowledge of […]
Luca dal Monte’s mammoth biography of Enzo Ferrari arrived last year, but it took us a while to both procure a copy and cover its near-thousand pages. Having finally done so, it’s easy to recommend you do the […]
Since Haynes took a step back from motor sport prose publication, there has been a tendency for new Formula 1 books to re-tread rather than break new ground. So it is with ‘The Power and the Glory’ which cov […]
I’ve always been a fan of the Motorsport Manager games, and all credit is due to the developers behind the game for shaping an independent product that has evolved with each release. The core product has always b […]
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